Questions tagged [text-to-speech]

A program or a program feature that converts text to a computer generated voice.

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Gratis PDF reader for Android that can read aloud PDF

I'm looking for a gratis PDF reader for Android that can read aloud PDF The question Read aloud (text-to-speech) a PDF file? is for Microsoft Windows. The popular Android application eReader ...
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Get transcript from video locally on PC

I am seeking a certain feature. At my University, the professor is recording his lectures, and uploading the videos to his website. On the website, he has some kind of software which converts his ...
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Text-To-Speech: avoid problems with newlines

I'm starting to use Text-To-Speech more and more and I'm amazed by it. It detects the language of the text and reads it quite smoothly. For the most part ... Sometimes I want to read a university ...
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Neural speech synthesis with children voices

I am programming an automatic dubbing of children's videos into multiple languages. The missing piece is a text-to-speech with lifelike children's voices. Amazon Polly has children's neural voices in ...
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Android text to speech reader

Are there any android apps that could read a pdf? The Microsoft Edge browser reads a pdf on the windows-10 but I couldn't find a way to open the pdf of android on Edge. Is there any inbuilt way to ...
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Any solution for making dictionary-based multi text replacement for SAPI purposes

I am preparing texts to be spoken using TTS. I need to find all occurrences of incorrectly spoken word and "embed" / "overlay" / replace them with correct SAPI tags to force ...
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what is an offline transcription or dictation app which respects privacy?

Looking at software to transcribe or dictate mp3 files, what are the open source options which run on Linux? Looking for something which at least purports to not upload either the audio file or the ...
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Automatic dubbing of children's videos

I have around 2 hours of educational videos for 5-10 year children. I want to dub the videos into different languages and accents with computer voices. I have audio tracks and the script of the audio. ...
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Free text-to-speech service

I am not able to afford Amazon's web services, Microsoft Azure, Google cloud, and IBM's Watson text-to-speech. Please recommend me any free text-to-speech service, preferably web-based or compatible ...
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Free text-to-speech library for Dutch?

I'm looking for a free text-to-speech library to convert pdf texts in Dutch to speech. The used programming language doesn't matter.
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Filler word detection app for Android or PC

I'm trying to find an app of some sort that listen to an audio file and detect the number of filler words like "umm" and "like" and "you know" that is spoken. I found for ...
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Text to speech, sentence by sentence

I want a text to speech functionality. When I press a certain key, the next sentence is read. When I press another key, the same sentence will be read again. I want to manually select language (no ...
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Is there a python TTS library that can set the fundamental frequency of the output?

Is there a python TTS library that can set the fundamental frequency of the output? Or should I manually recognize the frequency and do FFT and adjust the fundamental frequency? (I am trying making a ...
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What should I use for text to speech?

I am trying to create a spelling program that reads a word to the user and checks the word they input. What should I use for the text-to-speech part? Or should I use prerecorded words instead of real-...
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Android spelling game

I am looking for an Android game whereby I can connect am external keyboard to my Android tablet and have a one-year old have the names of the keyboard keys be sounded out in the selected language for ...
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What text-to-speech libraries are available in Ruby?

What text-to-speech libraries are available in Ruby? I'm looking for libraries with explicit Ruby APIs, and don't want to deal with JSON, XML-RPC, or system calls.
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I need a software for speech recognition from multiple people and transcription in Arabic

I need a software that is able to recognize several people (possibly 5-10) speaking at the same time and transcribe the audio, also for it to be able to do this for arabic language. IBM Watson is ...
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Audio synthesizer that can perform seamless TTS editing for already spoken text

In April 2016, Adobe reported about an experimental piece of software, VoCo. Basically it's Photoshop for voices: you have a sound recording, but you're able to edit it like text, i.e. remove a word ...
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Affordable and of good quality text to speech software

I'm looking for paid options, because free isn't gonna be good. But many of paid options often vague on price or very expensive. Could you recommend some not expensive (something within about 50 ...
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Mature text reading software? (text to speech)

During car driving, I would like to listen to articles published online read aloud by some software. Is there any software for that giving more or less acceptable quality? To the harfware setup, ...
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Medium (or general RSS) feed text-to-speech reader with voice control

I'm looking for app, that can read aloud texts from RSS feed. Mac or iOS or Android. It should be able to distinguish languages of articles: I'm reading in English and sometimes in Russian It should ...
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Spritz speed reading with Text-to-Speech (TTS)?

I love Spritz speed reading technology. I also love listening to text via text-to-speech technology (TTS). I'm looking for an app (on Windows or Android) that combines both technologies. That is, as ...
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Software to read a PDF aloud on Windows 10

I've tried using Windows Narrator but I don't know how to make it read more than a single line of text at a time. It seems to know the text continues since it will finish hyphenated words, but it ...
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Text-to-speech: prosody transfer

Probably "prosody transfer" isn't the right term, but I don't know what would be. I'm looking for some solution, best would be a software library to use in my own apps, that would allow me to: ...
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Read song name into earphones

I almost always listen to music on earphones on the way. So I don't know names of most of the tracks I love, and it's hard to get the phone out of the pocket for each song to check the name. Is ...
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Text to MP3 program

I'm looking for a program that quickly converts a passage of text to speech and delivers in MP3 format. (Other audio formats may be fine too.) There are a bunch of websites that do this, but they're ...
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What tool could I use to generate songs from text?

I stumbled with this video showing a few songs generated by the built in text-to-spech tool in the game MoonBase Alpha. The tool in questions can "sing" the words so that it can be used for songs. Is ...
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A text-to-speech software for French

I have some french text, would like convert them to MP3 files to listen. Any text-to-speech software to recommend? I hope it's free and for Windows. Note: not necessarily to MP3, as long as it could ...
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Text-to-speech for Windows 10 PC name

I'm looking for a software recommendation for a bash script or similar and perhaps an accompanying text-to-speech program to make a PC name 'readable' by devices. I have a bluetooth speaker that has ...
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Text to speech with custom voice

My company recently got contracted to build a children's website in which the characters speak to the kids throughout the site. In an effort to make the site more personalized and child friendly, we ...
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Offline natural pronunciation Android library (without Google libraries)

I am looking for an offline natural pronunciation Android library that can speak English (preferably able to switch between US English and UK English accents). Currently I have a pronunciation ...
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Chrome TTS web page reader that reads with no text selected

I'm looking for a web page text to speech (tts) extension for Chrome that doesn't require first selecting the text, and doesn't require copying, pasting, emailing or saving the file first. What I ...
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Read aloud (text-to-speech) a PDF file?

(I have already asked this question on Ebooks SE, but as I received no response, I thought this site might be a better place to ask it.) I really like the Adobe Reader Read Aloud tool. I listen to it ...
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Is there any Text-to-Speech engine that sounds credibly human?

I'm just wondering if there's any TTS engine that may be trained with reading control sentences on the correct pronunciation and expression of words. The end goal being a voice that doesn't sound ...
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Have to speak pre-written sentences

I am looking for an Android app you could use to list sentences like you can in Google Keep and then select any sentence and press a button to have it spoken out. This could also among other things ...
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Desktop program that reads words in pdf aloud and highlights the words as it reads?

Requirements: Read aloud words from a PDF file Shows the PDF file and highlights the words as it reads Free Works on Windows 8.1 What I have tried The past stack exchange threads I've found on this ...
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Text-to-speech specific page element?

I'd like to convert a web page like this and have the program filter it for the comments, rather than include "permalink, source" or irrelevant page elements.
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Solution for text-to-speech (TTS) accessible by pure Python

I am running a Python 2.7 app on Google App Engine and would like to convert text to speech, preferably storing mp3/mp4/wav files in GAE itself. The Python libraries I have seen all have C ...
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A text-to-speech app for Android (read aloud from Google Docs)

I have a Samsung Galaxy Core LTE G386W running Android 4.4.2. Using Google Drive I have a Google Doc open. How can I have the text read out loud to me, say while I am walking. Can you suggest an app? ...
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Read out-loud program for pronunciation and proof-reading

In iOS you can ask the computer to read a text out-loud using 'speech'. For me it's very useful, as I'm not a native speaker, to proof-read text and to check the pronunciation. The problem though is ...
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Chat software that reads out messages as they arrive?

Are there any desktop chat applications (for Mac) that can read out messages as they arrive, suitable for occasionally communicating with someone in a library with someone who is wearing earphones and ...
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Software that can produce a pronunciation of a word in .ogg format, based on the IPA?

I'd just like to know if there's any pieces of software that can generate the pronunciation of a word (without me having to pronounce it myself, that is) based on its International Phonetic Alphabet ...
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English pronunciation software for a learner

I am trying to improve my English pronunciation and I would like to know about the best solution / software available, which accepts English words / sentences as text input, and thus I can listen to ...
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Program to convert document to .mp3 file

Is there a program to convert a document (formats below) to an audio file (formats below)? I need: it to be <£20 (preferably free) it to convert from .doc, .docx, .pdf, and .txt (txt is optional) ...
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A text-to-speech app for Android that reads my Twitter timeline and my Whatsapp when I'm driving

I know multiple text-to-speech applications but I'm looking for one that could read my tweets and my whasapp when I'm driving. Other possibility is a Twitter client that implements TTS functionality ...
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Text-to-speech engine with different voices for Android

Besides the default Google one and Pico, are there any other good/free TTS engines for Android? I would like to have different voices available - I have heard tons of options on traditional GPS ...
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PDF to audio software for academic papers?

I sometimes find it difficult to allocate time to read (edit: academic) papers. However, I sometimes have long commutes so have plenty of time to listen to audio books. That said, is there any ...
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Android TTS for Mandarin Chinese language

An Android TTS (Text To Speech) app for Mandarin Chinese language is what I am looking for. Free, ideally open source. Your perception of speech quality, and ideally samples of generated speech to ...
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Android TTS for Thai language

I am looking for an Android TTS (Text To Speech) app for Thai language. Free, ideally open source. Your perception of speech quality, and ideally samples of generated speech to evaluate quality, ...
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Text-to-Speech with Announcer Voice

My question is related to these two questions: High quality text-to-speech converter text-to-speech program? I would like a program that can translate text to speech like those 2 questions, but I ...